A single-judge bench of Allahabad High Court while hearing a petition filed by Anjuman Intazamia Masazid Varanasi has extended the stay till July 31 on the order of the subordinate court to conduct a survey by the Archaeological Department of Adi Vishweshwara Nath Temple Mosque.
The right to freedom of speech and expression is subject to the rigours of hate speech or seditious content. With the apex court boldly moving to suspend the sedition law, free speech will be protected.
Tarun J Tejpal’s book is set in an unnamed world of iron bars, but it is not a prison novel. It is a novel about politics, law, love, society, cops, media and the million mutinies that rage around us. It is a monumental work, an audacious ode to the human spirit.
The sticking point is whether there should be a code of personal laws for all or would it infringe the freedom of religion of some. While the Code has been operational for Hindus, if it’s imposed and rejected by any other community, it will be a monumental folly.